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January 2019
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Border Patrol Agents Dealt with More Children Under Pres. Bush
The Department of Homeland Security recently told Congress that “more children and families are being apprehended between the ports of entry than ever before.” In fact, President Bush’s administration apprehended more children with far fewer resources.
January 2019
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Analysis
Differential Undercounts in the U.S. Census Who is Missed?
This open access book describes the differences in US census coverage, also referred to as “differential undercount”, by showing which groups have the highest net undercounts and which groups have the greatest undercount differentials, and discusses why such undercounts occur.
January 2019
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Analysis
This open access book describes the differences in US census coverage, also referred to as “differential undercount”, by showing which groups have the highest net undercounts and which groups have the greatest undercount differentials, and discusses why such undercounts occur.
December 2018
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How Legalizing Marijuana Is Securing the Border: The Border Wall, Drug Smuggling, and Lessons for Immigration Policy
State marijuana legalization did more to reduce marijuana smuggling than the doubling of Border Patrol agents or the construction of hundreds of miles of border fencing. As more states legalize marijuana, these trends will only accelerate.
November 2018
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Squeezing Refugees: Numbers for 2018 by State and Metro Area
Refugee admissions dropped more dramatically in the United States than any other country in 2017, and the rate dropped even further in 2018.
October 2018
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Analysis
Did a 2015 Flores Court Ruling Increase the Number of Families Arriving at the Southwest Border?
This analysis considers the Trump administration's claims that the 2015 Flores settlement agreement led to an increase in the number of families arriving at the United States’ southwest border.
October 2018
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Analysis
Proposed Changes to Public Charge: Quick Analysis and Frequently Asked Questions
A 10-page document outlining the major changes under the proposed regulation and answering frequently asked questions
October 2018
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Analysis
Census Citizenship Question Triggers Legal and Political Fallout
An analysis of the the Trump administration's inclusion of a question in citizenship status on the 2020 decennial census and the legal responses to that decision.
September 2018
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Analysis
Trump Administration’s New Indefinite Family Detention Policy: Deterrence Not Guaranteed
Having shelved a controversial family-separation practice that drew massive protest—and did not slow the arrival of Central American families at the U.S.-Mexico border—the Trump administration is proposing a new tactic: Indefinite detention of parents and children.
September 2018
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Analysis, Funding Recommendations
A summary of some of the more important changes in the proposed "public charge" rule and how CLINIC plans to respond.

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